TOKYO – Sept. 8, 2022 – INDIE Live Expo Winter 2022, the sixth entry in the biannual live digital showcase connecting indie game fans all over the world with more than 57.5 million total views, opens submissions for games to take part in the showcase starting today. Selected titles will be featured in the two-day event on Saturday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 4, broadcast in English, Chinese, and Japanese.
Independent game developers and publishers from around the world can apply for free starting today until Monday, October 24, 2022, at 12:00 PM JST / 8:00 PM PDT / 11:00 PM EDT. Applicants can submit one title from their portfolio, whether to reveal a brand new project, share news on an upcoming game, announce major updates for previously-released works, or spotlight a sale for a currently-available title. Please click here to submit and for detailed terms and conditions.
During November, the INDIE Live Expo Office will notify applicants approved to participate in the show. Additionally, companies looking to sponsor the event — with options such as logo placements and special show segments — can inquire here. Among the INDIE Live Expo’s past sponsors are some of the industry’s most prolific names, like PlayStation, Xbox, 505 Games, Cygames, Kodansha, and many more.
The third annual INDIE Live Expo Awards also returns for ILE Winter 2022 with an expanded number of awards honoring titles released from October 2021 to September 2022. The INDIE Live Expo Board and an esteemed panel of judges from worldwide media outlets will determine the nominees to be revealed in mid-November, alongside public voting opening at that time. Previous grand prize winners include Road 96 and Hades.
“Every year, we’re astonished by the response we get when we open up submission, as we see so many incredible titles from talented creators around the world,” said Ryuta Konuma, Founder and CEO, Ryu’s Office. “Doing this show gives us the means to put a spotlight on these worthy creators, and we invite developers and publishers from around the world to join our two-day celebration of independent gaming.”
Developers interested in information about future INDIE Live Expo events and opportunities can sign up for the INDIE Live Expo Letter here. Media and content creators looking to co-stream INDIE Live Expo Winter 2022 can submit an application here for consideration and promotion.
INDIE Live Expo Winter 2022 sponsorship opportunities are also available, with a variety of options for companies of all sizes, with the possibility for video featuring during the event. For more information on these opportunities please visit the informational and submission page here.